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### March 2007, Volume 177, Issue 2

**865-871 Note on sensitivity analysis of inventory model with partial backorders***by*Yang, Gino K.**872-881 Optimal ordering policies for periodic-review systems with a refined intra-cycle time scale***by*Chiang, Chi**882-896 Possibility and necessity constraints and their defuzzification--A multi-item production-inventory scenario via optimal control theory***by*Maity, K. & Maiti, M.**897-923 Modelling imperfect advance demand information and analysis of optimal inventory policies***by*Tan, Tarkan & Gullu, Refik & Erkip, Nesim**924-938 Balancing staffing and switching costs in a service center with flexible servers***by*Batta, Rajan & Berman, Oded & Wang, Qian**939-968 On sequential commitment in the price-dependent newsvendor model***by*Granot, Daniel & Yin, Shuya**969-981 An automotive bulk recycling planning model***by*Williams, J.A.S. & Wongweragiat, S. & Qu, X. & McGlinch, J.B. & Bonawi-tan, W. & Choi, J.K. & Schiff, J.**982-994 An optimization approach for supply chain management models with quantity discount policy***by*Tsai, Jung-Fa**995-1012 Analysis of a two-stage telecommunication supply chain with technology dependent demand***by*Canakoglu, Ethem & Bilgic, Taner**1013-1025 Applying a direct multi-granularity linguistic and strategy-oriented aggregation approach on the assessment of supply performance***by*Chang, Sheng-Lin & Wang, Reay-Chen & Wang, Shih-Yuan**1026-1043 Optimal promotion planning--depth and frequency--for a two-stage supply chain under Markov switching demand***by*Kurata, Hisashi & Liu, John J.**1044-1061 A possibilistic decision model for new product supply chain design***by*Wang, Juite & Shu, Yun-Feng**1062-1073 Bayesian single and double variable sampling plans for the Weibull distribution with censoring***by*Chen, Jianwei & Li, Kim-Hung & Lam, Yeh**1074-1089 A biobjective method for sample allocation in stratified sampling***by*Carrizosa, Emilio & Romero Morales, Dolores**1090-1104 Discrete time market with serial correlations and optimal myopic strategies***by*Dokuchaev, Nikolai**1105-1112 Optimal decision indices for R&D project evaluation in the pharmaceutical industry: Pearson index versus Gittins index***by*Talias, Michael A.**1113-1133 Location of terror response facilities: A game between state and terrorist***by*Berman, Oded & Gavious, Arieh**1134-1152 An optimal design of collateralized mortgage obligation with PAC-companion structure using dynamic cash reserve***by*Huang, Dashan & Kai, Yoshitaka & Fabozzi, Frank J. & Fukushima, Masao**1153-1166 The new Fundamental Tree Algorithm for production scheduling of open pit mines***by*Ramazan, Salih**1167-1179 Routing and wavelength assignment in optical networks using bin packing based algorithms***by*Skorin-Kapov, Nina**1180-1196 On the waiting time of arriving aircrafts and the capacity of airports with one or two runways***by*Bauerle, N. & Engelhardt-Funke, O. & Kolonko, M.**1197-1217 Bundling retail products: Models and analysis***by*McCardle, Kevin F. & Rajaram, Kumar & Tang, Christopher S.**1218-1231 The solution of fuzzy linear systems by non-linear programming: a financial application***by*Muzzioli, Silvia & Reynaerts, Huguette**1232-1252 Robust neural modeling for the cross-sectional analysis of accounting information***by*Landajo, Manuel & de Andres, Javier & Lorca, Pedro**1253-1274 Modelling and estimation of social interaction effects in new product diffusion***by*Emmanouilides, Christos J. & Davies, Richard B.**1275-1288 Comparative efficiency analysis of Portuguese bank branches***by*Portela, Maria Conceicao A. Silva & Thanassoulis, Emmanuel**1289-1293 A note on the economic lot size of the integrated vendor-buyer inventory system derived without derivatives***by*Wee, Hui Ming & Chung, Chun Jen**1294-1301 A sequential exchange approach for minimizing earliness-tardiness penalties of single-machine scheduling with a common due date***by*Lin, Shih-Wei & Chou, Shuo-Yan & Ying, Kuo-Ching**1302-1309 The single machine batching problem with identical family setup times to minimize maximum lateness is strongly NP-hard***by*Lu, L.F. & Yuan, J.J.**1310-1311 Problem F2||Cmax with forbidden jobs in the first or last position is easy***by*Kovalyov, Mikhail Y. & Werner, Frank**1312-1311 Erratum to "M.-C. Costa, L. Letocart and F. Roupin: Minimal multicut and maximal integer multiflow: A survey" [European Journal of Operational Research 162 (1) (2005) 55-69]***by*Bentz, C. & Costa, M.-C. & Letocart, L. & Roupin, F.

### February 2007, Volume 177, Issue 1

**1-21 Research on warehouse operation: A comprehensive review***by*Gu, Jinxiang & Goetschalckx, Marc & McGinnis, Leon F.**22-41 An efficient solution method for Weber problems with barriers based on genetic algorithms***by*Bischoff, M. & Klamroth, K.**42-54 Finding strong defining hyperplanes of Production Possibility Set***by*Jahanshahloo, G.R. & Hosseinzadeh Lotfi, F. & Zhiani Rezai, H. & Rezai Balf, F.**55-70 Soft-sensing of level of satisfaction in TOC product-mix decision heuristic using robust fuzzy-LP***by*Bhattacharya, Arijit & Vasant, Pandian**71-82 Minimax mixed integer symmetric duality for multiobjective variational problems***by*Ahmad, I. & Husain, Z.**83-101 Developing effective meta-heuristics for a probabilistic location model via experimental design***by*Rajagopalan, Hari K. & Vergara, F. Elizabeth & Saydam, Cem & Xiao, Jing**102-115 Revisiting dynamic programming for finding optimal subtrees in trees***by*Blum, Christian**116-134 Bi-criteria scheduling problems: Number of tardy jobs and maximum weighted tardiness***by*Huo, Yumei & Leung, Joseph Y.-T. & Zhao, Hairong**135-146 Scheduling on parallel identical machines to minimize total tardiness***by*Shim, Sang-Oh & Kim, Yeong-Dae**147-162 Cyclic multiple-robot scheduling with time-window constraints using a critical path approach***by*Alcaide, David & Chu, Chengbin & Kats, Vladimir & Levner, Eugene & Sierksma, Gerard**163-175 Single machine scheduling under market uncertainty***by*Szmerekovsky, Joseph G.**176-197 Mathematical programming approach to the Petri nets reachability problem***by*Bourdeaud'huy, Thomas & Hanafi, Said & Yim, Pascal**198-213 A Benders approach for the constrained minimum break problem***by*Rasmussen, Rasmus V. & Trick, Michael A.**214-238 Channel coordination using product returns for a supply chain with stochastic salvage capacity***by*Lee, Chang Hwan & Rhee, Byong-Duk**239-260 Value of capacity pooling in supply chains with heterogeneous customers***by*Jain, Apurva**261-280 Supply chain cooperation in industrial districts: A simulation analysis***by*Albino, Vito & Carbonara, Nunzia & Giannoccaro, Ilaria**281-309 Multi-period planning and uncertainty issues in cellular manufacturing: A review and future directions***by*Balakrishnan, Jaydeep & Cheng, Chun Hung**310-324 A two-echelon base-stock inventory model with Poisson demand and the sequential processing of orders at the upper echelon***by*Olsson, Ralph J. & Hill, Roger M.**325-343 Considering manufacturing cost and scheduling performance on a CNC turning machine***by*Gurel, Sinan & Akturk, M. Selim**344-353 A simple classifier for multiple criteria ABC analysis***by*Ng, Wan Lung**354-364 Pattern's reliability importance under dependence condition and different information levels***by*da Costa Bueno, Vanderlei & de Menezes, Jose Elmo**365-377 Bounds on convex reliability functions with known first moments***by*Courtois, Cindy & Denuit, Michel**378-405 Discrete random bounds for general random variables and applications to reliability***by*Mercier, Sophie**406-419 More accurate breakdown voltage estimation for the new step-up test method in the gumbel distribution model***by*Hirose, Hideo**420-430 Reliability of fault-tolerant systems with parallel task processing***by*Levitin, Gregory & Xie, Min & Zhang, Tieling**431-444 Characterizations of the Deegan-Packel and Johnston power indices***by*Lorenzo-Freire, S. & Alonso-Meijide, J.M. & Casas-Mendez, B. & Fiestras-Janeiro, M.G.**445-457 Solving fuzzy queueing decision problems via a parametric mixed integer nonlinear programming method***by*Chen, Shih-Pin**458-471 A goal programming method for obtaining interval weights from an interval comparison matrix***by*Wang, Ying-Ming & Elhag, Taha M.S.**472-487 Representation and construction of self-dual aggregation operators***by*Maes, Koen C. & Saminger, Susanne & De Baets, Bernard**488-497 The harmonic consistency index for the analytic hierarchy process***by*Stein, William E. & Mizzi, Philip J.**498-514 Minimum variance capacity identification***by*Kojadinovic, Ivan**515-524 A classification model based on goal programming with non-standard preference functions with application to the prediction of cinema-going behaviour***by*Jones, D.F. & Collins, A. & Hand, C.**525-539 Calculating distances for dissimilar strings: The shortest path formulation revisited***by*Spiliopoulos, K. & Sofianopoulou, S.**540-555 Inferring descriptive and approximate fuzzy rules for credit scoring using evolutionary algorithms***by*Hoffmann, F. & Baesens, B. & Mues, C. & Van Gestel, T. & Vanthienen, J.**556-571 Methodological aspects of a mathematical programming model to evaluate soil tillage technologies in a risky environment***by*Martins, M. Belem & Marques, Carlos**572-590 Resource downgrading***by*Ozelkan, Ertunga C. & Cakanyildirim, Metin**591-603 A silent battle over a cake***by*Gonzalez-Diaz, Julio & Borm, Peter & Norde, Henk**604-611 On a proper way to select population failure distribution and a stochastic optimization method in parameter estimation***by*Pang, Wan-Kai & Hou, Shui-Hung & Yu, Wing-Tong**612-622 Minmax scheduling with job-classes and earliness-tardiness costs***by*Mosheiov, Gur & Oron, Daniel**623-625 Some remarks on the decomposition properties of the single machine total tardiness problem***by*Szwarc, Wlodzimierz**626-629 A note on coordination of production and distribution planning***by*Yu, Yugang & Chu, Feng & Chen, Haoxun**630-637 Optimal preemptive scheduling on uniform machines with discounted flowtime objectives***by*Pandelis, Dimitrios G.**638-645 Single machine scheduling problems with controllable processing times and total absolute differences penalties***by*Wang, Ji-Bo & Xia, Zun-Quan**646-648 Introduction to Applied Optimization***by*Pinter, Janos D.

### February 2007, Volume 176, Issue 3

**1299-1318 Dynamic programming and board games: A survey***by*Smith, David K.**1319-1333 A fuzzy goal programming approach to multi-objective optimization problem with priorities***by*Hu, Chao-Fang & Teng, Chang-Jun & Li, Shao-Yuan**1334-1347 A constrained optimization approach to solving certain systems of convex equations***by*Solow, Daniel & Li, Hantao**1348-1356 A dual-based algorithm for solving lexicographic multiple objective programs***by*Pourkarimi, L. & Zarepisheh, M.**1357-1370 The prediction-correction approach to nonlinear complementarity problems***by*Yuan, Xiao-ming**1371-1386 The TV-Break Packing Problem***by*Benoist, Thierry & Bourreau, Eric & Rottembourg, Benoit**1387-1403 An effective and simple heuristic for the set covering problem***by*Lan, Guanghui & DePuy, Gail W. & Whitehouse, Gary E.**1404-1422 Multiple objective minimum cost flow problems: A review***by*Hamacher, Horst W. & Pedersen, Christian Roed & Ruzika, Stefan**1423-1435 A tabu search algorithm for the single machine total weighted tardiness problem***by*Bilge, Umit & Kurtulan, Mujde & Kirac, Furkan**1436-1451 A general steady state distribution based stopping criteria for finite length genetic algorithms***by*Pendharkar, Parag C. & Koehler, Gary J.**1452-1463 Computing redundant resources for the resource constrained project scheduling problem***by*Carlier, Jacques & Neron, Emmanuel**1464-1477 A multiclass, multicriteria logit-based traffic equilibrium assignment model under ATIS***by*Huang, Hai-Jun & Li, Zhi-Chun**1478-1507 A cluster-based optimization approach for the multi-depot heterogeneous fleet vehicle routing problem with time windows***by*Dondo, Rodolfo & Cerda, Jaime**1508-1527 A branch-and-price algorithm for scheduling parallel machines with sequence dependent setup times***by*Pereira Lopes, Manuel J. & de Carvalho, J.M. Valerio**1528-1558 A two-level hedging point policy for controlling a manufacturing system with time-delay, demand uncertainty and extra capacity***by*Chan, Felix T.S. & Wang, Zheng & Zhang, Jie**1559-1576 Coordination in decentralized assembly systems with uncertain component yields***by*Gurnani, Haresh & Gerchak, Yigal**1577-1591 Optimal retailer's replenishment decisions in the EPQ model under two levels of trade credit policy***by*Huang, Yung-Fu**1592-1606 Production and shipment lot sizing in a vendor-buyer supply chain with transportation cost***by*Ertogral, K. & Darwish, M. & Ben-Daya, M.**1607-1619 A quadratic programming approach to the multi-product newsvendor problem with side constraints***by*Abdel-Malek, Layek L. & Areeratchakul, Nathapol**1620-1642 Analyzing the effect of the inventory policy on order and inventory variability with linear control theory***by*Hoberg, Kai & Bradley, James R. & Thonemann, Ulrich W.**1643-1658 Assigning cross-trained workers to departments: A two-stage optimization model to maximize utility and skill improvement***by*Sayin, Serpil & Karabati, Selcuk**1659-1677 Capacity reservation contracts for high-tech industry***by*Jin, Mingzhou & David Wu, S.**1678-1686 Optimal periodic replacement policy for repairable products under free-repair warranty***by*Yeh, Ruey Huei & Chen, Ming-Yuh & Lin, Chen-Yi**1687-1702 Algorithmic approximations for the busy period distribution of the M/M/c retrial queue***by*Artalejo, J.R. & Economou, A. & Lopez-Herrero, M.J.**1703-1712 Unobserved Component models applied to the assessment of wear in railway points: A case study***by*Garcia Marquez, Fausto Pedro & Pedregal Tercero, Diego Jose & Schmid, Felix**1713-1722 On a scheme for predictive maintenance***by*Crowder, Martin & Lawless, Jerald**1723-1734 A multiobjective evolutionary algorithm for approximating the efficient set***by*Hanne, Thomas**1735-1751 A fuzzy approach to cooperative n-person games***by*Espin, Rafael & Fernandez, Eduardo & Mazcorro, Gustavo & Lecich, Maria Ines**1752-1766 The distribution of power in the European Constitution***by*Algaba, E. & Bilbao, J.M. & Fernandez, J.R.**1767-1777 Using genetic algorithm for dynamic and multiple criteria web-site optimizations***by*Asllani, Arben & Lari, Alireza**1778-1794 Classification methods for random utility models with i.i.d. disturbances under the most probable alternative rule***by*Kalouptsidis, N. & Koutroumbas, K. & Psaraki, V.**1795-1810 Evaluation of knowledge portal development tools using a fuzzy AHP approach: The case of Taiwanese stone industry***by*Kreng, Victor B. & Wu, Chao-Yi**1811-1838 Socio-economic determinants of HIV/AIDS pandemic and nations efficiencies***by*Zanakis, Stelios H. & Alvarez, Cecilia & Li, Vivian**1839-1858 Combination of MCDM and covering techniques in a hierarchical model for facility location: A case study***by*Farahani, Reza Zanjirani & Asgari, Nasrin**1859-1873 A genetic algorithms simulation approach for the multi-attribute combinatorial dispatching decision problem***by*Yang, Taho & Kuo, Yiyo & Cho, Chiwoon**1874-1895 CO2 emissions trading planning in combined heat and power production via multi-period stochastic optimization***by*Rong, Aiying & Lahdelma, Risto**1896-1907 Estimating regression parameters with imprecise input data in an appraisal context***by*Aznar, Jeronimo & Guijarro, Francisco**1908-1917 A tabu search algorithm for maximum parsimony phylogeny inference***by*Lin, Yu-Min & Fang, Shu-Cherng & Thorne, Jeffrey L.**1918-1946 Measurement of returns to scale using a non-radial DEA model: A range-adjusted measure approach***by*Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki & Sekitani, Kazuyuki**1947-1960 On the existence of solutions to the quadratic mixed-integer mean-variance portfolio selection problem***by*Corazza, Marco & Favaretto, Daniela**1961-1964 Matthias Ehrgott, Multicriteria Optimization (second ed.), Springer (2005) ISBN 3-540-21398-8 323 pages***by*Benson, Harold P.

### January 2007, Volume 176, Issue 2

**657-690 A survey for the quadratic assignment problem***by*Loiola, Eliane Maria & de Abreu, Nair Maria Maia & Boaventura-Netto, Paulo Oswaldo & Hahn, Peter & Querido, Tania**691-706 Estimation of flows in flow networks***by*Zohar, Ron & Geiger, Dan**707-726 Exact and heuristic procedures for the material handling circular flow path design problem***by*Asef-Vaziri, Ardavan & Laporte, Gilbert & Ortiz, Robert**727-744 Minimizing the weighted number of tardy jobs on a single machine with release dates***by*M'Hallah, Rym & Bulfin, R.L.**745-755 Batch delivery scheduling with batch delivery cost on a single machine***by*Ji, Min & He, Yong & Cheng, T.C.E.**756-773 The multi-depot vehicle routing problem with inter-depot routes***by*Crevier, Benoit & Cordeau, Jean-Francois & Laporte, Gilbert**774-793 Assignment problems: A golden anniversary survey***by*Pentico, David W.**794-808 A new heuristic for resource-constrained project scheduling in stochastic networks using critical chain concept***by*Rabbani, M. & Fatemi Ghomi, S.M.T. & Jolai, F. & Lahiji, N.S.**809-818 Necessary and sufficient conditions of optimality for some classical scheduling problems***by*Lin, Yixun & Wang, Xiumei**819-835 The p-hub center allocation problem***by*Campbell, Ann Melissa & Lowe, Timothy J. & Zhang, Li**836-854 The dynamic shortest path problem with anticipation***by*Thomas, Barrett W. & White III, Chelsea C.**855-869 Lower bounds and heuristics for the Windy Rural Postman Problem***by*Benavent, Enrique & Carrotta, Alessandro & Corberan, Angel & Sanchis, Jose M. & Vigo, Daniele**870-879 An optimal and scalable parallelization of the two-list algorithm for the subset-sum problem***by*Sanches, C.A.A. & Soma, N.Y. & Yanasse, H.H.**880-891 A heuristic for triggering emergency orders in an inventory system***by*Axsater, Sven**892-910 Optimal ordering policies with convertible lead times***by*Gallego, Guillermo & Jin, Yue & Muriel, Ana & Zhang, Ge & Yildiz, V. Taylan**911-924 Economic order quantity under conditionally permissible delay in payments***by*Huang, Yung-Fu**925-940 A spreadsheet-based optimization model for the integrated problem of producing and distributing a major weekly newsmagazine***by*Cunha, Claudio Barbieri & Mutarelli, Fernando**941-955 Using separable programming to solve the multi-product multiple ex-ante constraint newsvendor problem and extensions***by*Niederhoff, Julie A.**956-963 Continuous-review, lost-sales inventory models with Poisson demand, a fixed lead time and no fixed order cost***by*Hill, R.M.**964-974 Minimizing maximum completion time in a proportionate flow shop with one machine of different speed***by*Choi, Byung-Cheon & Yoon, Suk-Hun & Chung, Sung-Jin**975-985 Heuristic modeling of expectation formation in a complex experimental information environment***by*Becker, Otwin & Leitner, Johannes & Leopold-Wildburger, Ulrike**986-998 Non-normality effects on the economic-statistical design of charts with Weibull in-control time***by*Chen, Huifen & Cheng, Yuyen**999-1015 Sub-stochastic matrix analysis for bounds computation--Theoretical results***by*Haddad, Serge & Moreaux, Patrice**1016-1032 A two-unit general parallel system with (n - 2) cold standbys--Analytic and simulation approach***by*Papageorgiou, Effie & Kokolakis, George**1033-1040 Hierarchical forecasting based on AR-GARCH model in a coherent structure***by*Sohn, So Young & Lim, Michael**1041-1051 Active redundancy allocation for a k-out-of-n:F system of dependent components***by*da Costa Bueno, Vanderlei & Martins do Carmo, Iran**1052-1065 Improving forecasting performance by employing the Taguchi method***by*Wang, Tai-Yue & Huang, Chien-Yu**1066-1083 Performance evaluation of a multi-echelon production, transportation and distribution system: A matrix analytical approach***by*Wang, Fong-Fan & Su, Chao-Ton**1084-1102 Customer selection problem with profit from a sideline***by*Son, Jae-Dong**1103-1116 Mean-range based distribution-free procedures to minimize "overage" and "underage" costs***by*Yue, Jinfeng & Wang, Min-Chiang & Chen, Bintong**1117-1130 Economic lot-sizing games***by*Heuvel, Wilco van den & Borm, Peter & Hamers, Herbert**1131-1144 A differential oligopoly game with differentiated goods and sticky prices***by*Cellini, Roberto & Lambertini, Luca**1145-1150 A revised framework for deriving preference values from pairwise comparison matrices***by*Lin, Chang-Chun**1151-1166 Fuzzy goal programming approach to multilevel programming problems***by*Pramanik, Surapati & Roy, Tapan Kumar**1167-1184 The service allocation problem at the Gioia Tauro Maritime Terminal***by*Cordeau, Jean-Francois & Gaudioso, Manlio & Laporte, Gilbert & Moccia, Luigi**1185-1204 Building cyclic master surgery schedules with leveled resulting bed occupancy***by*Belien, Jeroen & Demeulemeester, Erik**1205-1218 Using aggregation to optimize long-term production planning at an underground mine***by*Newman, Alexandra M. & Kuchta, Mark**1219-1245 Efficient algorithms for combined heat and power production planning under the deregulated electricity market***by*Rong, Aiying & Lahdelma, Risto**1246-1264 Improving computational capabilities for addressing volume constraints in forest harvest scheduling problems***by*Vielma, Juan Pablo & Murray, Alan T. & Ryan, David M. & Weintraub, Andres**1265-1282 Landscape-level optimization using tabu search and stand density-related forest management prescriptions***by*Bettinger, Pete & Boston, Kevin & Kim, Young-Hwan & Zhu, Jianping**1283-1292 A packet filter placement problem with application to defense against spoofed denial of service attacks***by*Armbruster, Benjamin & Smith, J. Cole & Park, Kihong**1293-1292 Erratum to "Out of the mist--Towards decision-maker-friendly multiple criteria decision making support" [Eur. J. Oper. Res. 158 (2004) 293-307]***by*Kaliszewski, Ignacy**1294-1297 C. Eden and F. Ackermann, MAKING STRATEGY, The Journey of Strategic Management, SAGE Publications, London, UK (1998) ISBN 0-7619-5225-X p. xii+507, [pound sign]26.9.F. Ackermann, C. Eden and I. Brown, The Practice of MAKING STRATEGY, A Step-by Step Guide, SAGE Publications, London, UK (2005) ISBN 0-7619-4494-X p. vi+265, [pound sign]21.99***by*Valqui Vidal, Rene Victor

### January 2007, Volume 176, Issue 1

**1-14 Monge properties, discrete convexity and applications***by*Burkard, Rainer E.**15-26 Vector complementarity problems with a variable ordering relation***by*Huang, N.J. & Yang, X.Q. & Chan, W.K.**27-45 A heuristic algorithm for a chance constrained stochastic program***by*DePaolo, Concetta A. & Rader, David Jr.**46-59 The Karush-Kuhn-Tucker optimality conditions in an optimization problem with interval-valued objective function***by*Wu, Hsien-Chung**60-76 Integrated crossover rules in real coded genetic algorithms***by*Kaelo, P. & Ali, M.M.**77-86 Fuzzy stochastic goal programming problems***by*Van Hop, Nguyen**87-105 A Lagrangian relaxation-based heuristic for the vehicle routing with full container load***by*Imai, Akio & Nishimura, Etsuko & Current, John**106-130 Inventory constrained maritime routing and scheduling for multi-commodity liquid bulk, Part I: Applications and model***by*Al-Khayyal, Faiz & Hwang, Seung-June**131-144 Extension of the 2-p-opt and 1-shift algorithms to the heterogeneous probabilistic traveling salesman problem***by*Bianchi, Leonora & Campbell, Ann Melissa**145-150 A polynomial algorithm for some preemptive multiprocessor task scheduling problems***by*Kuszner, Lukasz & Malafiejski, Michal**151-164 A branch-and-bound algorithm for the singly constrained assignment problem***by*Lieshout, P.M.D. & Volgenant, A.**165-176 The profit maximizing capacitated lot-size (PCLSP) problem***by*Haugen, Kjetil K. & Olstad, Asmund & Pettersen, Bard I.**177-192 A graph-based hyper-heuristic for educational timetabling problems***by*Burke, Edmund K. & McCollum, Barry & Meisels, Amnon & Petrovic, Sanja & Qu, Rong**193-209 A mathematical programming-based scheduling framework for multitasking environments***by*Shakeri, Shakib & Logendran, Rasaratnam**210-229 Redesigning a warehouse network***by*Melachrinoudis, Emanuel & Min, Hokey**230-239 Planning annualised hours with a finite set of weekly working hours and cross-trained workers***by*Corominas, Albert & Lusa, Amaia & Pastor, Rafael**240-251 A generalized geometric-programming solution to "An economic production quantity model with flexibility and reliability considerations"***by*Leung, Kit-Nam Francis**252-263 Balancing productivity and consumer satisfaction for profitability: Statistical and fuzzy regression analysis***by*He, Yan-Qun & Chan, Lai-Kow & Wu, Ming-Lu**264-274 Bucket brigades with worker learning***by*Armbruster, Dieter & Gel, Esma S. & Murakami, Junko**275-294 Modeling and analysis of a supply-assembly-store chain***by*Xiaobo, Zhao & Xu, Deju & Zhang, Hanqin & He, Qi-Ming**295-316 A stochastic and asymmetric-information framework for a dominant-manufacturer supply chain***by*Lau, Amy Hing Ling & Lau, Hon-Shiang & Zhou, Yong-Wu**317-331 Evaluation of entropy-based dispatching in flexible manufacturing systems***by*Piplani, Rajesh & Wetjens, Dennis**332-346 A statistical process control approach to selecting a warm-up period for a discrete-event simulation***by*Robinson, Stewart**347-360 On a multicommodity stochastic-flow network with unreliable nodes subject to budget constraint***by*Lin, Yi-Kuei**361-373 Non-normality and the variable parameters control charts***by*Lin, Yu-Chang & Chou, Chao-Yu**374-388 Travel time estimation and order batching in a 2-block warehouse***by*Le-Duc, Tho & de Koster, Rene M.B.M.**389-404 The stochastic goodwill problem***by*Marinelli, Carlo**405-413 Joint optimisation of maintenance and buffer size in a manufacturing system***by*Ribeiro, M.A. & Silveira, J.L. & Qassim, R.Y.**414-422 Fuzzy set approach to the utility, preference relations, and aggregation operators***by*Mesiar, R.**423-434 A mixed integer linear programming formulation of the optimal mean/Value-at-Risk portfolio problem***by*Benati, Stefano & Rizzi, Romeo**435-444 A quadratic programming approach to the Randic index***by*Pavlovic, Ljiljana & Divnic, Tomica**445-467 A duopoly model with heterogeneous congestion-sensitive customers***by*Mandjes, Michel & Timmer, Judith**468-481 The impact of DSS use and information load on errors and decision quality***by*Williams, Michael L. & Dennis, Alan R. & Stam, Antonie & Aronson, Jay E.**482-497 Optimal pricing for information goods with piracy and saturation effect***by*Khouja, Moutaz & Smith, Michael Alan**498-520 Optimal product design using a colony of virtual ants***by*Albritton, M. David & McMullen, Patrick R.**521-533 On the performance of universities in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany: Government's redistribution of funds judged using DEA efficiency measures***by*Fandel, Gunter**534-541 Delivery performance in vendor selection decisions***by*Ernst, Ricardo & Kamrad, Bardia & Ord, Keith**542-549 A semi-Markov model for patient progression through clinical trials***by*Felli, James C. & Anderson, Wesley H. & Kremidas, James P. & Ruberg, Stephen J.**550-564 Tactical planning of offshore petroleum production***by*Ulstein, Nina Linn & Nygreen, Bjorn & Sagli, Jan Richard**565-583 Strategies for detecting fraudulent claims in the automobile insurance industry***by*Viaene, Stijn & Ayuso, Mercedes & Guillen, Montserrat & Van Gheel, Dirk & Dedene, Guido**584-609 Wireless network capacity management: A real options approach***by*d'Halluin, Y. & Forsyth, P.A. & Vetzal, K.R.